Fallcoming & Family Weekend

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Thursday-Sunday, October 9-12, 2014

Weekend highlights included:

  • The opening of The Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theatre and the Studio Arts
  • Open classes, tours, lectures, career events and networking opportunities
  • Alumni Council, Parents Advisory Council and Trustee meetings
  • Recognition of Linda Johnson ’80 as the Jeff Little ’71 Volunteer of the Year
  • NESCAC Festival: Fall sports games and celebrations
  • World-Class Jazz led by Dick Hyman H’02

All Fallcoming and Family Weekend '14 photos on Flickr

Ambasador Thomas Pickering speaks in the Chapel.
Iran: Deal or No Deal? Ambassador Pickering Addresses Question

A highlight for many during Fallcoming Weekend was the talk by Ambassador Thomas Pickering. In front of a packed audience in the Chapel, Ambassador Pickering outlined in detail the background and discussions that have led to the Iran Deal.  More ...

From left President Joan Hinde Stewart, Student Assembly President Andrew Fischer '17, Jerrold Newman, Dean of Students Nancy Thompson, Rob Morris '76 and Mary Helen Garrett Morris, and Steve Sadove '73 cut the ribbon during the Morris House dedication.
A Memorable Fallcoming

It was a sometimes chilly but heartwarming and highlight-filled Fallcoming weekend October 1-4 as alumni, family and friends returned to celebrate autumn on the Hill.  More ...

Morris House
Morris House Dedication, Ambassador Pickering Lecture Among Fallcoming Highlights

The dedication of Morris House as Hamilton’s newest residence hall and a lecture by career diplomat Thomas Pickering about the status of Iran will be among highlights of Hamilton’s Fallcoming Weekend, Oct. 1-4.   Football, men’s and women’s soccer and field hockey will host games on Saturday, a capella groups will perform and the Alumni Association will hold its annual recognition dinner.  View the full schedule of the weekend’s events; some highlights follow.  More ...

Ambassador Thomas Pickering
Ambassador Thomas Pickering to Discuss “Iran: Deal or No Deal?”

Ambassador Thomas Pickering, a career foreign service officer and distinguished fellow, foreign policy, at the Brookings Institution, will deliver a lecture titled “Iran: Deal or No Deal?” on Friday, Oct. 2, at 4:30 p.m., in the Chapel. The lecture is free and open to the public.  More ...

Spirits Cry, 2000. Image transfer on hand-woven linen, Amoco non-woven geotextile thread, and indigo dye. 36¼ × 49 3/8 in. (92.1 × 125.4 cm). Courtesy of the artist.
Two Exhibitions Open at Wellin Museum

Two exhibitions saturated with historical and cultural references, Karen Hampton: The Journey North and Tales of the Conjure Woman: Lady Fatima as Transmitted through Renée Stout, will open at Hamilton’s Wellin Museum of Art on Saturday, Oct. 3, with a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. The reception and exhibitions are free and open to the public and will be on view through Dec. 20.  More ...